September 29-30, 2017 – Dayton, Ohio
Planning has been finalized and registration is open for the second King Air Gathering being held September 29-30, 2017, at Stevens Aviation in Dayton, Ohio (KDAY). The event will offer different speakers and subjects than the first Gathering, and also includes an optional tour of Hartzell Propeller Inc., which is currently celebrating a century in the business of making propellers, and free admission to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force located at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio.
Seminars will be presented by King Air experts in various areas and will include breakout sessions specializing in piloting and maintenance. Some of the topics covered will be how to approach and perform a post-maintenance flight, ADS-B options for King Airs, service issues Beechcraft is seeing in the field, ForeFlight Performance Plus for turboprops, the efficient PT6 engine and how to run yours, flight control rigging and knowing if it’s correct, maintenance tracking versus record keeping and more.
Two keynote speakers will also be featured: On Friday, Dr. David Strahle, Father of Datalink and fellow King Air 200 owner/pilot, will discuss Thunderstorm Avoidance using NEXRAD Radar and Advanced Weather Planning. On Saturday, Robert “Hoot” Gibson, USN Retired, former fighter pilot, test pilot, and Navy Astronaut will present Beechcraft Bonanzas to the Space Shuttle.
Once again attendance numbers are limited, this event can only take 70 King Air owners/operators, so register now! Go to www.kingairsociety.com for registration and more detailed information, including an agenda.
Platinum Sponsors: Textron Aviation and Rockwell Collins